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saturday. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> happening now, tension at oakland city hall where in the last few minutes dozens of people have been sdod leave city council chambers following some heated exchanges over a police shooting. this is a live look right now outside the meeting. protesters are demanding the police report on a shooting back in may that took the life of 18-year-old alan blooper. we are told the protesters got a copy of that report and protesters are still not happy. our crew was there earlier tonight and some protesters were kept out of the council meeting [ crowd chanting ] . >> the gallery and balcony inside the council chambers have been shut down. the city calls it a security precaution. we caught up with blooper's father about an hour ago as he marched with demonstrators. >> my thing is not to take over the city hall meeting. we want to make sure the city hall is aware of my son's death and doing something about it. >> two weeks ago a group of protesters interrupted the city council meeting forcing it to end early. >>> police in oakland are now investigating their fif
, no peace. >> reporter: inside chambers city council president larry reed was shouted down by protests. one person who did get hurt was anne blufford. she says this is the third council meeting she's attended to try to get answered to find out what happened to her son. today she demanded the police report. >> alan is gone. she's not coming back. he can't speak for himself. but i'm here to speak for him. i want that report as his mother. i want to know what happened to my son. >> reporter: brooks promised help to the blufford family but promised to work with the city to make changes. >> but don't you come in here because that didn't change anything. >> reporter: during ruckus meeting, reed offered his copy to blufford father. >> adam, do you want my copy. >> reporter: the blufford family and supporters filedded out. blufford showed us the paper work. >> >> reporter: that's what he gave you. >> yes, but it's a relief to have it. it's just a lot of questions. >> reporter: the protesters said that two months is too long to get answers. >>> a wave of violence on bay area streets. the shootings i
and since spread to some 300 cities worldwide. the idea here is seufpl isel, a fun ride for anyone who wants -- simple, a fun ride for anyone who wants to join in. they are in union square. typically they don't stop for traffic signals and over the years there has been a confrontation with a motorist caught up in backed up traffic. we are live where the focus tonight is on the younger generation of riders. >> we expect the pedicab to come through with our camera any minute now. we are looking at the smaller version called kidical mass. it is the monthly random bike ride around san francisco. we join inside with our camera on the ground following along with this group and it has grown beyond the bay area. >> we have people from europe, germany, france, italy. >> it was a plan i made in two years. >> reporter: macaroni is a bike activist through europe. when he heard of today's event he had to be part television. he left belgium headed to mexico city where he spent six weeks to build this bike he rode to san francisco. >> riding the bike was the most effective way for me to move around and no
hope will continue. >> it's been changing the ways city operate and people move. >> when critical mass started back in 2002, there were hardly any bicycle spaces or bike lanes, now san francisco has more than 65 miles of bike lanes lanes. >>> ktvu camera men rode along with the critical mass riders tonight broadcasting live pictures. the riders weaved their way through the streets of downtown san francisco to the front of city hall. ben tells us he saw thousands of bike riders taking part, including a lot of kids. >>> more details now. on any given day there are 75,000 bikes in san francisco. bike riders now make up 3 1/2% of the population. bike riding has gone up 71% between 2006 and 2011. >>> now where hundreds of people gathered tonight to honor a north bay girl who was killed while riding her bike home from school. where the loss of 12-year-old haley ratliff has touched the community. debra. >> reporter: haley's favorite word were awesome and people say that described her, too. all day they have laid flowers here at the spot where the cash happened and tonight they tried as best t
san francisco, the city is hosting more than half a dozen events from sweet week to america's baseball play off games so that means huge crowds coming to town. how officials plan to deal with the potential transit and traffic nightmares. shan na. >> that's right. just imagine the population of san francisco doubling. that's about how many people are expected here in the next ten days, and you can see the signs up already warning people they're going to take one of these traffic lanes and turn it over to bike rides and maybe a bike ride or take public transit. expect lain closures, de tours and a lot of heavy traffic through the city. >> san francisco is only about seven square miles. this week huge crowds could have the city bursting at its seems. an estimated 1 million people are expected to come to town. >> i'm not driving this week. definitely not. >> fleet week kicks off thursday and is expect today attract a couple hundred thousand people this weekend and the waterfront won't be the only hot spot. the hardly bluegrass festival will draw hundreds of thousands to golden gate park. s
: the city of concord confirms police investigated the property and the owner is following the law. we can tell you other cities in california have explored ordnances that will regulate how and where medical marijuana may be grown. eric rasmussen. >>> new at 10:00, contra costa officials have identified the man who died of rabies. health officials say he likely came in contact with a bat in southern contra costa county back in march. this is the county's first death from rabies in almost 20 years. >>> california's new ban against conversion therapy used to tray gay teenagers is now the subject of two federal lawsuits. christian legal group liberty council filed a lawsuit. therapists claim it can change the sexual orientation of teens. the conservative pacific justice institute also filed suit. the ban would take effect january 1st. >>> tonight at 10:25 the story of a gay teen in a battle with the boy scouts. his family's fight for his eagle rank and where they are taking it. >>> albany police are releasing new information tonight about the popular teacher who was arrested molestation charg
mobile devices account for nearly almost half of the city's 2400 or so robberies involving force or fear. just yesterday three men were arrested after allegedly stealing on ipad and crashing a get away car. one woman we spoke with today said she was beaten up last month in a crowded bar for her iphone. now her employer is funding public service announcements warning san francisco residents to be aware that their gadgets make them walking targets. >>> happening now city college of san francisco's board of trustees is meeting trying to dig out of a financial hole that threatens the school's sur #1r50i68. there's a new bli print being considered here to keep that school afloat. >> city college students are already feeling the pinch. 700 classes have been cut this year. >> i cannot get the classes i wanted earlier this year. there's a high demand of classes but low supply of courses. >> but city college makes many more sweeping changes or risk losing its accreditation and possibly closing. >> the future of city college is really what is at stake. >> city college officials are expected to unv
police. >>> police gathered to call on the city to release details of the investigation in a teenager's death. police initially reported that bluford died in exchange of gunfire. a gun believed to be bluford had not been fired and the officer shot himself in the foot. however police say several witnesses say thaw saw bluford point a gun at the officer. the bluford family is suing the city of oakland. >>> an east bay restaurant is holding a memorial tomorrow for the family of officer youngstrom. the fallen heros group is helping to organize the event at the new forley restaurant in alamo. that dinner dance begins at 6:00 p.m. tomorrow. >>> fans and players held a moment of silence in honor of chris stevens. stevens was killed along with three other americans after an attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi libya. he was a graduate of uc berkeley. he later received a law degree from hastings college. stevens was 52 years old. >>> refs came to an agreement on a new contract after four weeks of lock out. those replacement officials who took over officiates games drew lots of criticism th
will be dropping. >>> ktvu's cara liu reports the city approved event turned into several calls to police. >> that was so fun. >> reporter: but not everyone was happy the rave went until 2:00 a.m. >> i was like when is this going to end. i was really, i was very angry. >> reporter: rena pavao says her house rattled and the noise was abnoxious. even though she lives two miles from. >> here at steve's home. it was a similar story. >> the medicine cabinet was shaking. you could hear the thumping pretty good. i was a little upset that it was an outdoor event that lasted until 2:00. if it was 11:00 it would have been okay. >> it's what young people want. it isn't going away. >> reporter: kevin wilkin is the event producer. >> it's as loud as an aircraft. >> reporter: he says their permit did not include noise restrictions. >> if you can put up once a year that would be gone. i promise not to do it every week. >> reporter: organizers tell me they were told to point the noise west so folks here in alameda likely got it the worse. a lot of people want it gone if not more control. >>> the oakland
in several cities and online. the show stopped by oakland for a few days and we were there as the hopefuls tried out. only a few made it through including oakland's okay mia minor. >> hi paul. i know you. >> and i know you now. >> reporter: she and other contestants say they can hardly believe they made it this far. >> i know i got it. okay. but i didn't know if they were going to give it to me. >> i still feel like it's a dream. like my dad is like can i pinch you. you're-- you're really hear. like you just got four best yeses. >> reporter: after being told yes by the judges, the contestants are being temporarily made major stars taking part of a photo shoot. >> it was so weird to be a performer and have the focus on me. it's something i've dreamed about my whole life. >> reporter: up next of the contestants who cleared the first round, boot camp. where they will have to prove to the judges that they have what it takes. >> and at ktvu.com you will find an x factor tab right there on the home page and we have stories, video and much more. >>> los angeles county sheriff deputies took 55-ye
if the team breaks the lease and leaves early for san jose or some other city. >>> we have some developments tonight in the east bay where there is word of an officer-involved shooting. news chopper 2 flew over the caltrain yard in san jose just minutes ago. we are working to get information, and what we've been told so far is that a san mateo county transit authority officer fired his weapon while the train was in san jose. we've also been told that one person was wounded and has been taken away. caltrain has stopped northbound service in the area not far from the station. >>> new at 7:00, the search for the person or persons throwing objects at vehicles from an overpass above highway 4 in contra costa county. live in antioch tells us three vehicles have been hit here and one person was injured. >> investigators say even a small rock like this can do a lot of damage and all of the vehicles including an ambulance were hit here near the g street overpass. i tracked down the ambulance company and got photos of the damage. >> on monday about 9:00 p.m. an amr ambulance was heading east on highwa
. it happened in the 300 block of folk stone way in the city's glen cove neighborhood. the shooter and the two victims were neighbors, and all of them knew each other. the three though apparently got into some type of argument, one of the three men pulled out a gun and shot the other two right on the front lawn of a home. at this point, no names have been released, the alleged gunman though, is in custody. >>> a man trespass on the train tracks in san jose is in the hospital tonight after being shot by a sheriff's deputy. it happened during rush hour on the train tracks of lensen avenue in downtown san jose. that's where ktvu's heather holmes is tonight. to explain how this bizarre chain of events has unfolded. >> it was near this station at the height of the evening commute with that man was spotted laying on the train tracks. the resident that fled the sheriff's deputy arming himself with things he got on the ground along the way. >> reporter: the isolated area along the caltrain tracks where the confrontation between a san mateo county sheriff's deputy and is suspicious man came to an end a
and is scheduled to be sentenced november 8th. >>> a redwood city man was laid to rest today with full military honors along with six other world war ii veterans [ taps playing ] . >> james was a young marine playing over the south pacific in 1944. today arlington national cemetery and his family was there as he and his comrades were finally laid to rest. the wreckage of the plane was discovered in 1944. it took almost two decades to identify the remains of the seven marines. >>> a deadly men anyone jie tis outbreak. five people in six states have died from a rare fun gal form of the disease. none are reported in california. authorities say the outbreak has been linked to the new england compounding center. the center for disease control is telling healthcare providers to stop products. >>> fresno county is reporting a second west nile fatality of the year. health officials have not identified the victim but say it is a woman who died last month. her family has requested no further de tails be released. fresno county reported a total of 16 human west nile cases this year. >>> well, it was a you
of any city is a good way to make friends and enemies. >> every week you're doing something that somebody is not going to like. >> reporter: davis says his biggest establishments have been getting the -- it's been a winding road for a major who won his first term in a recount by the narrowest of margins, just two votes. >> i have no regrets, if i knew it was going to happen and i had my two vote, i would still take my two votes. >>> police are looking for the arsonists that started two fires. they were all hit one after the other. all three just a short distance apart. fire investigators say someone threw molatave cocktails at the building. >> this is concerning to us. we don't understand why this is happening. and we've got a minor pattern but, no leads to follow up on. >> reporter: investigators say at this point there are no signs to indicate the church attacks were hate motivated. >>> verizon iphone users are being urged to download an app for a hungry virus. verizon says customers won't be charged for the unwarranted use of cell phone data. verizon and apple jointly issued the fix ye
on downy.com. >>> you spent time on the new york city subway. i'm sure you've seen things like this. >> oh, boy. >> the girl with the red purse is out. lights out. slumped over on this poor woman in the orange pants. she gets up and moves and thinks it's funny. guess that girl was comfy because she scoots over. >> had a real long night of partying or a tough day at the office. >> she got the grumpy sleepy face on. >> where did my pillow go. >> slumps over and says lady, come here you were cute and cozy. >> get out of here. feel bad for the lady in the orange pants. she was like okay. maybe you can sleep on my shoulder. that's the face of embarrassment right there. wakes up like, oh -- >> and then like oh. i hope nobody was filming. >> appears to be married, got a ring on. my had husband lets me snuggle all the time. what's your problem. >> lady, you're not my husband. >> this guy gives her -- pull herself together lady in the red purse. come on. >>> all right. it's number one time on today's top ten countdown. an emergency proposal. see how this one turns out. >> ryan and his girlfriend ca
called resurrection debuted in new york city. these are some of the works from the show. preparing can have mishaps. preparing in 2008. >> i probably lost how much i was using at the time. i was pretty weak and my lung happened to collapse. >> does he have a phlebotomist at all times. the vials have labels on them. lacks like he goes and gets this professionally done. to make a painting of that size, have you to use a lot of blood. >> layer on later of blood to create the depth, sense of perspective. >> are his paintings over time going to decay. >> is he also a vampire, because he kind of looks like it. >> makes his painting super rare. >> blood, sweat, and tears. >> creepy, but in sanely beautiful. >> talented but slightly in sane. >> animals. today, the skunk. >> i would literally fight this guy if i was in the audience. i'd fight him after this. >> see what happens when the skunk takes aim at the audience. >> that's adorable. see how those words and the [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can coun
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